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Fultondale softball umpire lands on PTI's Turkeys of the Year list

Pardon The Interruption, a television show that airs weekdays on various ESPN channels, put together a list this week. On the show's Thanksgiving Special, hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon presented their 2017 Turkeys of the Year. The list featured 23 sports bloopers from around the country,

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 02:20:00

Man killed in I-59 crash now identified

Authorities have released the name of a man killed Monday night in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 59 in Birmingham. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Derrick Dewayne Greene. He was 41, and lived in Birmingham. The wreck happened in the northbound lanes near the Opo

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 16:12:09

This is what Birmingham Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin is thankful for

This Thanksgiving, first and foremost, Birmingham Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin is thankful for his family. During a yearlong campaign for mayor, Woodfin said his family stood by him and were patient and understanding when he couldn't attend family functions. Though Thanksgiving is just five days bef

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Armed robbery suspect shot, killed in Pell City

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PELL CITY -According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, a Thanksgiving Day armed robbery ended with the suspect being shot and killed. Officers from the Pell City police department responded to a robbery in progress call at the Texaco gas station. The in

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-23 16:52:49

Residents reminded to recycle used cooking oil and grease. Here's how.

Special to the Times Jefferson County CEO Tony Petelos is reminding residents to recycle their used cooking oil and grease, especially during the upcoming holiday season. "Thanksgiving is the start of the holidays which often includes meals and social gatherings with family and friends," said Petelo

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2017-11-23 18:23:32

Birmingham tried to outdo the Macy's parade in the 1960s

Birmingham's Downtown Action Committee, a band of the city's most civic minded citizens, in 1966 decided to build on the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony and maybe even one up New York's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with its own "animated balloon" parade. Historian Tim Hollis writes: "What

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 16:58:00

Birmingham's Unemployment Rate Down Considerably From Last Year

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Birmingham has made significant improvements in its jobless rate since October 2016. The Alabama Department of Labor reported that the city's unemployment rate stood at 4.1 percent for October, a huge change from the 7.5 percent jobless rate on October of last year. The Birmingham m

PATCH - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Christmas parades and tree lighting event schedule

Christmas Parade (abc3340.com) Want to know when your local Christmas parade or tree lighting ceremony will be? We've put together a list for you. Check back often, as this list will be updated throughout the season! Friday, November 24Ice rink opens at Railroad Park at 9:00 A.M. - Birmingham Monday

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-11-23 11:48:39

Burlington city leaders consider youth task force to curb violence

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- If you drive down Vance Street in Burlington, you'll find a memorial set up. It has flowers and balloons, along with the grim reality of what happened there earlier this month. On Nov. 7, police found 17-year-old Travonte Compton shot inside of a car. He would later die on the sc

MY FOX 8 - 2017-11-23 01:36:31

Burlington police win Kindness Ninja Challenge

The Burlington Police Department won the Kindness Ninja Challenge. The weeklong worldwide scavenger hunt was intended to spread happiness through random acts of kindness. Burlington police won first place out of 9,314 participants across 16 countries. "I wasn't expecting to come in first place," sai

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:35:00

Downtown Burlington celebrates wayfinding signs

Downtown Burlington celebrated completion of its wayfinding sign project with a ribbon-cutting Tuesday, Nov. 21. The ceremony, at Spring and Front streets, celebrated the installation of 19 pedestrian wayfinding signs throughout the municipal service district, nine large-scale signs on thoroughfares


Burlington to consider youth violence task force

The Burlington City Council held one public hearing and gave a continuance on another before talking about a task force for youth violence. The council meeting Tuesday, Nov. 21, began with a proclamation for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25. In the consent agenda, the council approved declaring th


Woman killed in Alamance County crash

(Stock) ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. - A woman was killed in a crash in Alamance County Tuesday evening. According to troopers, the crash happened at 6:08 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 62 in the Pleasant Grove area. Troopers say 41-year-old Jessica Patricia Lainez-Castro, of Burlington

MY FOX 8 - 2017-11-22 14:40:12

Two arrested in deadly 2012 shooting in Alamance County

Craig Williamson and Kevon Moore ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. - Two men have been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in Alamance County in 2012, according to a press release. On Oct. 8, 2012, deputies went to a home in the 5000 block of Lindley Mill Road in Graham in reference to a

MY FOX 8 - 2017-11-22 16:27:04

Two Arrested in 2012 Alamance Co. Deadly Shooting

ALAMANCE COUNTY, NC - Two men were charged in a five year-old homicide case in Alamance County last week. Craig Williamson and Kevon Moore were arrested last Thursday in connection with the death of Joseph Fuller. Fuller was found shot to death on Oct. 8, 2012 on Lindley Mill Road in Graham. William

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-22 16:50:39

Getting Help: Thankful For Recovery

BURLINGTON N.C. -- A group of men in Burlington are working hard to get and stay clean and sober. The Thanksgiving holiday is no exception. "Of course I'd like to be home, with the family and everything," says Chuck Connelly. Instead, Connelly is spending Turkey Day the men's home on Hall Ave. in Bu

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-24 04:36:04

Bay County Sheriff's Office deputy hit by car

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Bay County Sheriff's deputy is in serious condition after he got hit by a car in Southport early Thursday Morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Connie McDill, 69, was driving North on Highway 77 in the outside lane while a marked Bay County Sheriff patr

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-23 14:06:00

Police: Searching for Oasis Liquors shooting suspect

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Thursday morning around 4, Panama City police responded to a call about a shooting at Oasis Liquors on 15th Street that injured a man. Police say, Jake Cotterman, 29, of Panama City, was taken to a local hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Police tell

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-23 17:11:00

Panama City Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting

PANAMA CITY, FL - We have an update this morning on an incident at the Oasis Lounge on 15th street. News 13 has confirmed thru the Panama City Police Department that a shooting took place around 4. a.m. Thursday morning. Police confirm that one person, a male, was shot and taken to the hospital and

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2017-11-23 14:25:17

Florida's highest point is right in our own backyard

PAXTON, Fla. (WJHG) - Florida's highest point sits on Britton Hill off County Road 285 in Paxton. At 345 feet above sea level, it's lowest high point of any state in the country. "In Paxton?" asks Freeport resident Tori Chiasson. "I didn't know that." Chiasson is not alone, several locals we asked a

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-24 07:39:00